FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 1, 2010

 

NICHOLS TAKES OUT WOMEN’S TENNIS

Providence, RI-Freshman Anna Dyakiv (Amsterdam, NY) and sophomore Jillian McQuiggan (Weymouth, MA) won at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively, while also picking up victories in doubles as Nichols College defeated Rhode Island College, 9-0, in the season-opener for both clubs.

 

Dyakiv earned a straight set win (6-0, 6-0) and teamed with senior Maria Balabanova (Moscow, Russia) for an 8-1 win at No. 2 doubles. McQuiggan also won in straight sets (6-0, 6-3) and paired with junior Chelsey Miller (Salem, CT) for an 8-3 win at the top doubles spot.

 

Sophomore Alexandra Cifone (Bristol, CT), freshman Nicole Marziarz (Southington, CT) and freshman Erin Rivers (Bristol, CT) rounded out the top five in singles with straight set wins.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to Curry tomorrow afternoon, while Nichols will host the Colonels on Saturday.

 

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